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Verity in the Dorset Echo

Karen in Verity purple at her local hair dressers
Karen in Verity purple at her local hair dressers

Just last month Verity’s Dorset group leader, Karen Figgitt, arranged a sponsored hair cut and bake sale. Her aim was to raise £100 for Verity and to raise awareness of PCOS. Not only did she smash that target raising an amazing £430.82 she was also interviewed for her local paper, Dorset Echo, only a few weeks since her appearance on local radio.

Karen’s hair dresser, Paula, agreed to cut peoples hair for 6 hours non-stop in return for sponsorship money, and they were able to much lovely treats at the same time. In total Paula cut 24 men’s and children’s hair in the 6 hour timeslot with 2 girls, 10 and 14 months old, who had their very first hair cuts.

Hairdresser Paula and the yummy treats
Hairdresser Paula and the yummy treats

All in all it was a major success and it shows just what you can do when you put your mind to it. It’s the little things that count and we want to say a massive thanks to Karen, Paula and the people of Weymouth for their time and generosity.

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